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EAST PROVIDENCE – The state Department of Labor and Training has ordered Mancieri Flooring Co. LLC to pay $331,000 in fines and back wages for fraudulently filling out weekly payroll records and improperly classifying employees as independent … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has proposed expanding the state's cap on charter schools to add up to 12 new ones or expansions annually. Baker on Oct. 8 said he would seek to file legislation to exceed the current cap of 120, to add up to … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – August "arrived with a bang for Rhode Island," according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. His monthly Current Conditions Index, which measures economic momentum, surged to 92, its highest value … more
Only 5 percent of Rhode Islanders lack health insurance, a halving of the uninsured population over the past three years, according to a statewide survey from HealthSource RI. But what near-universal access to insurance means for patient … more
Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian T. Moynihan said that even if Wall Street reforms were scaled back by politicians, he wouldn’t change how he runs the company, including the extra capital the firm holds. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
It’s that time of year again. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office is seeking nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Person of the Year and Exporter of the Year, among several other awards. more
The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a website focused on developing the Latino business community in Rhode Island. more
As construction continues on the former power station that will make up one part of the South Street Landing project, the city of Providence is reviewing two tax stabilization … more
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